Join 1776 and innovators from around the world to discuss how the health industry is on the precipice of finally joining the digital revolution. With broken systems in nearly every country on earth, entrepreneurs have taken it upon themselves to solve this crucial life or death challenge. Learn through a series of keynotes and panels that include today’s most esteemed thought leaders, industry practitioners, government officials, and entrepreneurs.
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Opening Remarks
9:15 AM Clash of Rising Powers: Payers v. Providers
Patients are better informed and have more tools for self-assessment than ever before, while providers are incentivized toward efficiency and lean care costs. What will this mean for the healthcare innovation?
Eric Wagner, Executive Vice President, Insurance & Diversified Operations, MedStar
Joe Frassica, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Philips Healthcare
Pete Sally, Director, Zaffre Investments
Earl Steinberg, Executive VP of Innovation & Dissemination and Chief Healthcare Solutions, Geisinger Health System
Anish Sebastian, Cofounder, 1EQ
Jess Jacobs, Director of Innovation, Aetna
Moderator: Sarah Kliff, Senior Editor, Vox.com
10:15 AM Morning Keynote: Ron Klain, “Ebola Czar”
10:45AM A Healthcare System Divided: What Does Healthcare Innovation Look Like for the 99%?
Startups can connect a Bay Area oncologist with a wealthy Chinese lung cancer patient. They can also leverage medical students’ knowledge to help the rural poor across Kenya. With almost anything possible these days, where should the healthcare industry focus for the most good?
Damon Davis, Director for the Health Data Initiative, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Toby Hervey, General Manager, Pager
Shantanu Nundy, Human Diagnosis Project
Alicia Wilson, Executive Director, La Clinica del Pueblo
Moderator: Michael Ramlet, Founder, Morning Consult
1:00PM Nirvana or Gattaca? The Future of Personalized Medicine
Have you ever thought, “I wish my new doctor could just search for my records”? Doctors have more information about more diseases (and about their patients) than ever before, creating a huge potential for personalized, efficient care. When should concerns around privacy and personal agency overtake the potential benefits of personalized medicine?
Subha Madhavan, Director, Biomedical Informatics, Georgetown University
Arthur Allen, eHealth editor, POLITICO
Kavita Patel, Managing Director of Clinical Transformation, Center for Health Policy, The Brookings Institution
Jasvir Zonobi, CEO, Kuveda
Grant Elliott, Founder & CEO, Ostendio
2:00PM Afternoon Fireside Chat
Dr. Jon White, Acting Deputy National Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Services, interviewed by Sol Ross, Chief Operations Officer, 937 Strategies
Dress code: Startup friendly.
Location: Lansburgh Theatre – 450 7th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20005
Cross Streets: E Street NW & 7th Street NW
Parking: Garage Entrance on 8th Street between D and E Streets NW, Cost: $12/day
Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red Line) at 7th and G Streets, 2 blocks from the Theatre.
Project X Amman-based Project X developed a mobile application that uses 3-D imaging to fit an amputee for a prosthesis.
Keet Software Keet is a HIPAA compliant patient engagement platform for physical therapy that transforms traditional paper-based therapy programs into branded and tracked web-based mobile applications. The system was designed from the ground up to increase patient satisfaction, improve outcomes, and lower the overall cost of physical therapy.
Coeo Labs Coeo Labs is a medical technology startup committed to developing cheap and affordable medical innovations projects for critical unmet needs. Its initial six-months were spent undergoing clinical immersion at tertiary care hospitals, ambulances and peripheral care settings.
Beijing 37 mHealth 37 mHealth’s goal is to provide a mobile health service platform for management of chronic illness. Its product uses a combination of hardware and software to collect users’ blood pressure data.
Insulin Angel Ltd. Insulin Angel is a temperature and proximity device that is connected to an app running on your smartphone. The app notifies you before your medication reaches a critical temperature, or when you lose or forget your precious medication or equipment.
Fluid-Screen IMD is a startup venture, which makes the world a safer place by enabling rapid bacterial detection from fluid samples. Fluid-Screen, IMD’s flagship product, is a novel hand held device that detects bacteria in water, blood and other fluids in 30 minutes as opposed to 4 days.
Reliefwatch Reliefwatch is a platform for organizations in the developing world to track essential supplies and other last mile data through basic mobile phones. Reliefwatch allows health clinics without access to computers or internet to track inventory levels via automated voice calls on basic mobile phones. This data is then integrated…
Nuritas Nuritas is a young bioinformatics company that is revolutionizing the way we look at food and the way that we discover bioactive functional ingredients.
HealthOne HealthOne has opened a chain of Primary Care and Diabetes Management Clinics to Provide Quality+Affordable+Convenient Healthcare across Pakistan.
Unima Unima is a biotechnology startup that developed a fast and low cost diagnostics technology that allows health data collection globally and analytics in real time.
Health-E-Net Health-E-Net is a social enterprise providing patients with easy access to high-quality medical second opinions that empower them to make the best decisions for themselves. The startup helps patients in developing countries connect with remotely located, volunteer medical specialists over an electronic platform.
Kuveda, Inc. For providers offering personalized cancer therapeutics, Kuveda offers a big data analytics web tool that reduces analysis time from weeks to minutes; reduces costs from tens of thousands to less than $1,000; supports daily updates of molecular science advancements; and brings care to millions of under-served patients.
ResQdevices ResQdevices created the ParaCart, a compact combination of a stretcher and “stair chair,” and the LineSaver, body armour for your IV cannulas for use by paramedics.
Medivizor Medivizor interprets the infinitum of data out there and tailors it for you! No more extraneous facts and useless data. Medivizor looks at your medical history and creates a personalized profile that provides you with all relevant information and updates.
Limestone Labs In the average hospital, 1 in 4 portable electronics are contaminated with pathogenic bacteria. Limestone Labs has created a UV sanitizing solution which disinfects smartphones, tablets and a range of other portable electronics, while enabling automatic tracking and sanitization protocol compliance via an accompanying SaaS suite.
Eric R. Wagner , Executive Vice President, Insurance & Diversified Operations , MedStar
Eric R. Wagner is executive vice president of Insurance and Diversified Operations for MedStar Health. In this role, Wagner has executive oversight for many of MedStar Health’s non-hospital businesses, including MedStar Family Choice, MedStar Medicare Choice, MedStar Visiting Nurse Association…
Joseph Frassica, MD , Chief Medical Informatics Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Patient Care and Clinical Informatics , Philips
Immediately prior to joining Philips Healthcare as Chief Medical information Officer for Patient Care and Clinical Informatics, Joe served as Chief Medical Officer at Holtz Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida; Chief Medical Information Officer and Executive Medical Director of Aero-Medical…
Peter Sally , Director , Zaffre Investments
Pete Sally is a Director at Zaffre Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts(BCBSMA), where he is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, generating deal flow and conducting due diligence & financial valuations. Pete has been…
Toby Hervey , General Manager & Founding Member , Pager
Toby Hervey is the General Manager and a founding team member of Pager — a mobile app and service providing high-quality healthcare on demand through doctor house calls— where he oversees operations, partnerships and marketing strategy. Previously, Toby directed strategy and business development…
Damon Davis , Director for the Health Data Initiative, Office of the Chief Technology Officer , U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Damon Davis serves as Director for the Health Data Initiative in the office of the Chief Technology Officer in the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. He is responsible for leading the Department’s efforts to promote the Health Data…
Alicia Wilson , Executive Director , La Clínica del Pueblo
Alicia Wilson has a long history of working for social justice and equal access. Following her graduation from Swarthmore College with a BA in Religion and Sociology/Anthropology, she immersed herself in the field of social services that was to become…
Subha Madhavan , Founding Director , Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics, Georgetown University Medical Center
Dr. Madhavan is the Founding Director of the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics (ICBI) at the Georgetown University Medical Center and Associate Professor of Oncology. She is a world-class leader in data science, clinical informatics and health IT who is…
Kavita Patel , Managing Director of Clinical Transformation , Brookings
Kavita Patel is a Fellow and Managing Director of Delivery System Reform and Clinical Transformation at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform in the Department of Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, one of the nation's premier research and…
Jasvir Zonobi , CEO , Kuveda
Jasvir Zonobi is the CEO of Kuveda, and is a leader with more than a two decade of broad experience in leadership, information technology, big data, and customer management. She and her team contributed to the Cancer Genomics Hub project by…
Shantanu Nundy , Human Diagnosis Project
Shantanu Nundy, M.D., works on behalf of the Human Diagnosis Project (or Human Dx). He practices primary care at Mary's Center, a federally qualified health center for low-income and uninsured individuals in Washington D.C., and is a lecturer in health…
Anish Sebastian , Cofounder , 1EQ
Anish Sebastian is the CEO and co-founder of 1eq Inc. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Anish is an advocate of the consumer healthcare revolution serving as the lead organizer of the Quantified Self group in Washington DC. As organizer,…
Sol Ross , Chief Operations Officer , 937 Strategies
Sol Ross is the head of federal affairs for CVS Health.
Earl Steinberg , Executive VP, Innovation & Dissemination , Geisinger Health System
Earl Steinberg, MD, is Executive VP of Innovation & Dissemination at Geisinger Health System, as well as CEO of xG Health Solutions. Steinberg is a nationally known expert in evaluation and improvement of the quality and efficiency of healthcare. In addition…
Grant Elliott , Founder & CEO , Ostendio
Grant Elliott is the Founder and CEO of Ostendio, Inc. which delivers affordable compliance and risk management solutions to health care companies. Ostendio’s My Virtual Compliance Manager (MyVCM™) is a cloud based compliance & risk management platform that delivers an…